Military Provost Staff Corps

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Soldier Details:
Surname: Waite
Initials:   C.W.
Rank:   Colour Sergeant
Army No.:  284
Notes:   MFP. 12/2/83 he enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers, No. 850, age 19.2 years, occupation Groom, Born Marlborough, Wiltshire. 5/1/88 transferred to MFP. 1/6/02 promoted Colour Sergeant. Served Home 12/2/83 to 12/12/84, Gibraltar 13/12/84 to 13/12/85, Egypt 14/12/85 to 26/4/95, Home 27/4/95 to 19/10/99, South Africa 20/10/99 to 14/9/02, Home 15/9/02 to 11/2/04 to discharge at Aldershot, time served, age 40 years, served 21 years, address: Forest View, Cross Roads, Church Crookham, Fleet, Hants. 29/6/93 married Rachel Johnson at Fort Com El Dik, Alexandria, Egypt. Same No. as Cpl Sims J MMP.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (2)
  1. Decoration:   Queen's South Africa Medal Gazette Date: 1901-10-02 Gazette Issue: QSA Medal Roll WO 100/234 Gazette Page: 203
Citation:   Clasps: Orange Free State, Transvaal, Tugela Heights, Relief of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek. Roll annotated issue authority 2 Bde Staff 68/staff/531. Duplicated on medal roll WO 100/234, page 205, dated 27/6/01 MFP attached to 2 Brigade Staff.
  2. Decoration:   King's South Africa Medal Gazette Date: 1902-12-23 Gazette Issue: King's South Africa Medal Roll Gazette Page: 307
Citation:   Clasps: South Africa 1901 and South Africa 1902. Colour Sgt.